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SubjectRe: NatSemi Geode improvement
Dave Jones wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 18, 2002 at 11:29:01AM +0900, Hiroshi Miura wrote:
> > I try now using set6x86 to set these registers, then can do most of these
> > except for set_cx86_memwb().
> >
> > To set the memory write-back, I need to set the CR0 which needs special previlleges.
> > set6x86 cannot set CR0.
> >
> > the set_cx86_memwb() need to be done in the kernel
> > the others has no reason to do that.
> > it is ok?
> It's all __init anyway, so it's ok I guess.
> The added bloat for non-cyrix users is in the region of a few bytes...
> My initial idea for this sort of thing was going to be to dump it
> all in the early-userspace thing that Al Viro was hacking up.
> Al, anything appearing in a last minute merge over the next
> few days ?

Al has passed off the initramfs patch, and I will start integration of
klibc into the kernel build tree next week.

(Quite a lot of work has been done on klibc in isolation; it just hasn't
been part of the kernel build tree. If that means it ends up being
built separately it would be unfortunate but no disaster.)


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